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City of Oceanside Documents
(and Information)

  Oceanside, pop. 158,000, is on the coast 30 miles north of San Diego.

Some of Oceanside's tickets can be ignored.  If your "ticket" does not have the Superior Court's name and address on it, it is what I call a "Fake Ticket."  For more details, see Set # 1, below, and the Fake Ticket section on the Your Ticket page.


Docs Set # 1
Ticket Counts

Total Violations Recorded, Notices Printed, Citations Issued [4]

New 11-10-05, updated 4-19-14

On Nov. 10, 2005, the City Clerk's office supplied copies of RedFlex invoices containing monthly totals of Cites Issued (and filed with the court).  Those totals were entered into the table, below, as "Totals Cites Issued per Invoices."  RedFlex invoiced the City $89 for each cite issued (and filed).  There was no camera-by-camera breakdown of cites issued.

Also on Nov. 10, the City provided a RedFlex "Customer Violations Report"
having camera-by-camera lump-sum data for the entire period the camera system had been operating, but not including a month-by-month breakdown.

Snitch Tickets

The City's use of Nominations (a.k.a. Snitch Tickets) probably explains,
(A)  the discrepancy between the figures for Notices Printed and Total Cites Issued (filed with the court), and
(B)  the month-to-month overlap in the serial numbers.
  

See the table's footnotes for further details.


Cam #
COOC
01
COOG
01
MICA
01
MICA
03
OCCO
01
OGCO
01
VIEC
01
VIEC
03







College
&
Ocean-
side





[6]

Mission
&
Canyon






[6]
Mission
&
Canyon






[6]
Ocean-
side
&
College





[6]
Old
Grove



[3]
Serial
Number
Range
of Cites
Issued
This
Month,
per
Invoices
[8]
Total
Citations
Issued
as %
of Events
Re-
corded
Total
Violations
Recorded/

Notices
Printed
[1] [4]
Total
Violations
Recorded/
Notices
Printed/
Citations
Issued
per
Invoices
[1] [4]
Nov04














Dec04
359
113
0
200
40
203
94
132
27
0
0
0




894
274

2004














Jan05
450
158
0
344
101
266
152
279
198
0
0
0




1339
609
161
Feb05
325
111
0
323
107
204
125
204
129
0
0
0




1056
472
295
Feb05
378
96
0
330
129
255
150
280
52
0
0
0




1243
427
344
Apr05
687
203
0
333
32
250
70
206
90
0
0
0




1476
395
342
May05













177
Jun05
[8]










00922-
02396


80
Jul05
[8]
17
4
0
191
18
308
11
162
2
0
0
0


01728-
02431

678
35
41
Aug05













97
Sep05













131
Oct05













201
9 Mos.
[7]
2149
623
0
2785
558
2529
691
2088
624
0
0
0




9551
2496
1869
Nov05














Dec05














2005














Jan06
42
25
0
225
117
209
139
166
120
0
0
0




642
401

Feb06














Mar06














Apr06














May06














Jun06














Jul06
101
42
0
187
58
115
38
169
52
0
0
0




572
190

Aug06














Sep06














Oct06














Nov06














Dec06














2006














Jan07
57
25
0
131
57
87
46
188
98
0
0
0




463
226

Feb07














Mar07














Apr07














May07














Jun07














Jul07
96
45
0
156
62
115
52
233
99
0
0
0




600
258

Aug07














Sep07














Oct07














Nov07














Dec07














2007














Jan08
62
34
0
81
36
64
39
147
91
0
0
0




354
200

Feb08














Mar08














Apr08














May08














Jun08














Jul08
51
31
0
239
64
82
44
200
108
0
0
0




572
247

Aug08














Sep08














Oct08














Nov08














Dec08














2008














Jan09
93
58
0
59
24
65
42
40
19
0
0
0




257
143

Feb09














Mar09














Apr09














May09














Jun09














Jul09
81
45
0
128
39
84
54
73
39
0
0
0




366
177

Aug09














Sep09














Oct09














Nov09














Dec09














2009














Jan10
62
44
0
86
43
54
28
28
17
0
0
0




230
132

Feb10














Mar10














Apr10












462
247

May10














Jun10














Jul10
103
61
0
177
62
102
53
14
9
0
0
0




396
185

Aug10














Sep10
93
65
0
161
54
95
48
26
15
0
0
0




375
182

Oct10












338
188

Nov10














Dec10














2010














Jan11
88
60
0
136
57
107
71
44
35
0
0
0




375
223

Feb11

0



0
0
0






Mar11

0



3
1
0
0






Apr11
71
47
163
96
120
45
96
63
56
35
254
119
272
86
285
122




1317
613

May11

144
66



265
145
288
127
372
134




1451
662

Jun11

117
61



235
95
287
134
313
119




1306
582

Jul11
96
63
128
56
173
51
78
40
48
14
265
91
264
108
315
96




1367
519

Aug11














Sep11














Oct11

141
68



206
67
205
119
279
163




1178
590

Nov11














Dec11














2011














Jan12












1060
468

Feb12












1079
489

Mar12

137
65



182
47
217
117
343
188




1245
568

Apr12












1153
484

May12












1228
433

Jun12












1249
336

Jul12












1184
463

Aug12

133
61



197
76
224
80
279
174




1230
533

Sep12
93
46
121
54
170
40
98
35
78
38
213
77
183
49
284
150




1240
489

Oct12












1185
442

Nov12












1103
398

Dec12












1159
513

2012














Jan13












1034
464

Feb13












1061
539

Mar13












1255
626

Apr13












1191
436

May13












1353
523

Jun13












1321
457

Jul13
99
41
146
54
177
37
106
45
64
24
168
36
324
131
311
101




1395
469

Aug13












1320
455

Sep13












1305
460

Oct13












1357
487

Nov13












1167
493

Dec13












1245
549

2013














Jan14












1056
379

Feb14












1057
523

Mar14
64
35
149
81
180
45
79
47
82
42
132
39
240
134
332
198




1258
621

Apr14














May14














Jun14














Jul14














Aug14














Sep14














Oct14














Nov14














Dec14














2014














Cam #
COOC
01
COOG
01
MICA
01
MICA
03
OCCO
01
OGCO
01
VIEC
01
VIEC
03






[9]
College
&
Ocean-
side





[6]

Mission
&
Canyon






[6]
Mission
&
Canyon






[6]
Ocean-
side
&
College





[6]
Old
Grove



[3]
Serial
Number
Range
of Cites
Issued
This
Month,
per
Invoices
[8]
Total
Citations
Issued
as %
of Events
Re-
corded
Total
Violations
Recorded/

Notices
Printed
[1] [4]
Total
Violations
Recorded/
Notices
Printed/
Citations
Issued
per
Invoices
[1] [4]

This table made by highwayrobbery.net, using official documents obtained under the California Public Records Act.

Official report, Dec2004
Official reports, 2005 (3 monthy)
Official report, 2005 (9+ months)
Official reports, 2004 - 2010
Official reports, 2011 (new cameras only)
Official reports, 2010 - 2012
Official reports, 2011 - 2013 (includes all cameras in May & June 2011)
Official reports, 2013 - 2014

[  ] indicates a footnote.
[1]  Totals are as provided by the City.
[2]  YTD = Year-to-date total.
[3]  Un-used columns are to allow for later expansion of City's system.
[4]  Except where noted otherwise, the figures given in the table are for the single calendar month indicated.  Any figures in red type (or, if you are looking at this table in black and white, the upper figure when there are two or more figures in a cell) are what RedFlex calls Total Violations, or all incidents recorded by the cameras.  The figures in black type are what RedFlex calls Notices Printed, and represent the sum of genuine citations issued (those filed with the court) plus any Nominations mailed (not filed with the court, a.k.a. Snitch Tickets). Due to time limitations data may have been posted to the table only for selected months or locations.  If there is sufficient public interest, the remaining months or locations will be posted.  Full official data has been received and is available at one of the links given above.  Figures in blue type (or, if you are looking at this table in black and white, in italic type) are total Cites Issued (filed with the court), per RedFlex's monthly invoices to the City.
[5]  Data was requested on:
[6]  The camera enforcement is on traffic on the first-named street, but the direction of enforcement (north, south, east, west, thru, left) is not yet available.
[7]  Data covers Jan. 10 to Oct. 21, 2005 (official report is linked, above).
[8]  Serial number data received only for two months shown.
[9]  The title bar has been repeated solely for the convenience of the reader - there is no difference between it and the one at the top of the table.





Oceanside Docs Set # 2
The Contract - Closing in 2015?

2003 Contract
2010 Contract

At the Feb. 20, 2013 budget meeting, the city council was presented with a report indicating that it would cost $48,000 to terminate the camera program early.  Per a Feb. 21 Patch article, "The council unanimously expressed the opinion that it should die a natural death when the five-year contract with the vendor expires in 2015."

U-T Editorial

On Oct. 10, 2013, several days before the hearing scheduled for the city council in Poway to consider their staff's
recommendation to remove the cameras from that City, the Union-Tribune published an editorial which recommended:

"Letís eliminate every trace of this bad civic memory.
And to city leaders in Oceanside, Vista, Encinitas, Solana Beach and Del Mar ó itís time to do likewise.
The cameras are simply not doing the intended job."


This list of contracts and amendments was up-to-date as of 4-15-14.




Oceanside Docs Set # 3
"Late Time" Graphs

The City provided bar graphs of Late Times, etcetera, for all of its cameras.
These graphs track violations recorded, not tickets issued.
Where there is a large number of long Late Time violations in a curb lane, it is believed to indicate heavy ticketing on right turns.
(The curb lane will be the lane with the highest lane number.)

Grand Terrace late times bar chart
The picture above is an example from another city.

COOC 2006
COOC 2010

MICA-01 2006
MICA-01 2010

MICA-03 2006
MICA-03 2010

OCCO 2006
OCCO 2010


All Cameras, 2012

All Cameras, 2013

Bar graphs are available for more than fifty other cities - see the
list in the expanded version of Defect # 9.




Oceanside Docs Set # 4
Info on City's Website

On the police department's website it says there is an informational handout available at the front counter of the police department.





Oceanside Docs Set # 5
Public Announcement, Public Hearing, Warning Tickets
(See Defect # 6)

We have not yet asked the City of evidence that it made the public announcement required by CVC 21455.5(b).

Notice of the public hearing required by CVC 21455.6 was published on Dec. 6, 2003, and the hearing was held during the council meeting of Dec. 17.

In Oct. 2012 we asked the City for copies of some of the warning tickets issued for the new cameras installed in 2011 (required by CVC 21455.5(b) and the .  The City replied that the warning tickets had been "purged."

 


Oceanside Docs Set # 6
More Coming


There may be some more information posted in the next few weeks.  Mark your calendar to remind you to come back here and look!


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